At the Cutting Edges of Knowledge Production: Borders and Black Holes in Academic Dialogue

October 18, 2021
Online event

In order to discuss the multiple intersectional inequalities, discrimination, and exclusion mechanisms in the academic world, we created in collaboration with the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung and Universität Bielefeld, the international conference: “At the Cutting Edges of Knowledge Production: Borders and Black Holes in Academic Dialogue”.

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Presentación libro: Assembling Petroleum Production and Climate Change in Ecuador and Norway

October 22, 2021
Online event

El viernes 22 de octubre se presentará el libro Assembling Petroleum Production and Climate Change in Ecuador and Norway de la autora Elisabeth Marta Tómmerbakk, docente e investigadora de la Carrera de Sociología.

Fecha: viernes 22 de octubre de 2021

Hora: 10:00 (Ecuador)

Enlace de acceso: https://cedia.zoom.us/j/87503707294

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Between the Universal and the Pluriversal in Times of Globalization – Online Workshop

March 3-5, 2022
Online event

Theme: Between the Universal and the Pluriversal in Times of Globalization 

Type: Online Workshop

Institution: Freie Universität Berlin, Lateinamerika-Institut

Location: Berlin (Germany), digital

Date: March 3-5 , 2022

Deadline: Extended until 1st of September 2021

The terms “global” and “globalization” evoke imaginaries that have exercised tremendous power over the ways in which the world has been thought and organized since the late 1980s. With its apparent universal scope and progressive sequence leading to a more peaceful and democratic world, globalization for some time appeared to be an almost natural force. However, over the past decade, these ideas have lost much of their power. As criticism of globalization increased along with new calls for isolationism, we can observe a growing awareness that the creation of a global world was never a natural or one-way process. On the contrary, more and more studies relate this globalizing story about a singular world to the aims and interests of those who have propagated it (Kennedy 2016; Kamola 2019), showing the role that this particular kind of universalism has played in complex political, social and cultural negotiations.

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